It Is Too Soon To See Us As Title Contenders - Antonio Conte

It Is Too Soon To See Us As Title Contenders - Antonio Conte

Austin Papi

Inter Milan got to the top of the Serie A table following a dramatic 4-2 comeback win over city rivals, AC Milan, on Sunday night.

Inter Milan manager, Antonio Conte, has insisted that it is too soon to label his Inter Milan side Serie A title contenders.

On the scoresheet for Inter Milan were Marcelo Brozovic, Matias Vecino, Stefan De Vrij and Romelu Lukaku, as Inter overturned a 2-0 half-time deficit to startle AC Milan 4-2 at the San Siro. Inter now has league leaders, Juventus, who had earlier lost 2-1 to Verona to stay top ahead of Juventus on goal difference.

When the Inter Milan gaffer, Conte, was asked about their title chances, he chose not to get ahead of himself and said: "Scudetto? I say it is still too early to talk about things we can dream of today.

"It's inevitable that this period of 10 games will be quite intense. If after this period we will still be there, we will be able to say more about our potential and possibilities, perhaps different from the beginning.

"Already on Wednesday there is the Coppa Italia against Napoli, then Lazio, who have always been strong. It takes patience and it takes time."

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic

AC Milan veteran hitman, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, had setup Ante Rebic for the first goal of the game then he (Ibrahimovic) scored himself to give AC Milan 0-2 lead at the break but Inter turned the tide during the second half. An elated Conte was filled with praises for his boys.

"The credit goes to the kids because, beyond the result, being able to resist the blows in times of difficulty means wanting to grow and do something good," said Conte.

"There was no need to talk so much during the interval. When we are in difficulty we must be very clear.

"I first had responsibility for the fact that we were behind and how we were playing in the first half.

"So we united to get out of difficult situations. We will have to keep this in mind for the future."

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